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Proteins Quiz


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What type of proteins recognise specific substances and allows them into cells?

A. Enzymes

B. Structural

C. Antibodies

D. Receptors


Athletes having rigorous workouts should focus on one type of protein.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Protein is the major_______________ of the human body. It builds and maintains tissue.

A. Cardiovascular System

B. Building Blocks

C. REM Schedule


Nutrients that build and repair tissues and cells e.g. meat, milk, eggs.

A. Fat

B. Minerals

C. Vitamins

D. Protein


What site does the substrate bind to on the enzyme

A. Inactive site

B. Active site


Enzymes are made of

A. Cellulose

B. Fats

C. Protein

D. Oil


What is a degradation reaction?

A. Breakdown reaction

B. Build up reaction

C. Reaction rate stays the same

D. Reaction rate slows down


What type of reaction is this image showing?

A. Degradation

B. Synthesis


Researchers suggest _________ percent of calories should come from protein each day.

A. 10-25

B. 35-10

C. 30-55

D. 40-65


Enzymes slow down the rate of a chemical reaction

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


If a person does not consume enough protein, they may experience:

A. lack of muscle mass

B. reduced immunity

C. weakening of the heart

D. All the above


What type of proteins speed up chemical reactions?

A. Receptors

B. Enzymes

C. Hormones

D. Antibodies


Enzymes are made by

A. Chemical Reactions

B. Only plant cells

C. Only animal cells

D. All living cells


What is a synthesis reaction?

A. Break down reaction

B. Build up reaction

C. Reaction rate stays the same

D. Reaction rate slows down


Proteins have different functions. Which of the following statements identifies a protein and its function?

A. Enzymes carry chemical messages around the body

B. Hormones carry oxygen around the body

C. Antibodies defend the body against disease

D. Cellulose provides strength and structure to a plant cell wall


Hormones are composed of

A. Glucose

B. Starch

C. Glycerol

D. Protein


Which of the following are all types of proteins?

A. Hormones, enzymes and antibodies

B. Hormones, nitrates and receptors

C. Antibodies, plasmids and enzymes

D. Receptors. antibodies and nitrates


Protein needs also increase for people who:

A. have injuries

B. have undergone surgery

C. consistently break down muscle during exercise

D. All the above


What type of protein provides shape and support?

A. Enzyme

B. Structural

C. Antibody

D. Receptor


The main job of antibodies is to

A. Transport hormones

B. Metabolize sugars

C. Store essential amino acids

D. Counteract pathogens


What type of proteins are chemical messengers?

A. Receptors

B. Enzymes

C. Hormones

D. Antibodies


What type of proteins are made by white blood cells and protect against infections?

A. Structural

B. Receptors

C. Hormones

D. Antibodies




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